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Clear plastic clamshell containers have been recyclable in the City of Toronto since fall 2012. This has been possible as the Canadian Grocers Initiative led to all this packaging changing to PET plastic. Previously many different types of plastics had been used, making recycling too difficult.

This applies to Clear plastic clamshell containers.

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Added September 14, 2012.

Applies to Toronto.